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" The secret of fortune is joy in our hands. Welcome evermore to gods and men is the self-helping man. For him all doors are flung wide ; him all tongues greet, all honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him because... "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 39
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
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The Story of Our Literature: An Interpretation of the American Spirit

John Louis Haney - 1923 - 399 pages
...honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him because he did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress...he held on his way and scorned our disapprobation. In "Compensation," which deals with a subtler philosophic idea, Emerson used a wealth of illustration...
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The Collected Essays & Addresses of the Rt. Hon. Augustine Birrell ..., Volume 2

Augustine Birrell - 1923
...an injury if it be anything more than a cheerful apologue or parable of my being and becoming. . . . As men's prayers are a disease of the will so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. (On Self-Reliance. ) You cannot, I repeat, however dogmatically inclined, construct a theology out...
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Liberty and the Great Libertarians: An Anthology on Liberty, a Hand-book of ...

Charles T. Sprading - 1913 - 540 pages
...very ill laid out. Literary history and all history is a record of the power of minorities of one. As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. The history of the State sketches in coarse outline the progress of thought, and follows at a distance...
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My First Summer in the Sierra

John Muir - 1990 - 188 pages
...tongues greet, all honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him because he did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress...disapprobation. The gods love him because men hated him. The hero, Emerson wrote in "The Poet," is commonly regarded as a "fool and a churl for a long season,"...
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New Adam: The Future of Male Spirituality

Philip Leroy Culbertson - 175 pages
...false prayers are our regrets. Discontent is the want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will. ... As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. . . . But in all unbalanced minds, the classification is idolized, passes for the end, and not for...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
...he can digest. HAVELOCK ELLIS (1 859-1939), British psychologist. The Dance of Life. ch. 5(1923). 4 is the way the world ends RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803-82). US essayist, poet, philosopher. F".i>- "Self-Reliance* (First Series,...
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Apollonius the Nazarene: Mystery Man of the Bible

Raymond W. Bernard - 1996 - 57 pages
...WALDO EMERSON. Prayer as a mean! to effect a private end la meannesa and theft — As men-s prayers arc a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the Intellect. — RALPH WALDO EMERSON. An astounding revelation saved from the flames that burnt the Alexandrian...
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Habits of Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

Antonio T. De Nicolás - 2000 - 584 pages
...shoes from off their feet, for God is here within." But is this the God of religion? Certainly not: "As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect." How does Emerson view himself in relations with others and society? His attitude does not seem salutary...
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Conserving Words: How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Movement

Daniel J. Philippon - 2004 - 373 pages
...tongues greet, all honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him because he did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress...disapprobation. The gods love him because men hated him" (V. Turner, Rediscovering 217). Both the Carrs and Butler were native New Englanders, and their devotion...
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Popular Witchcraft: Straight from the Witch's Mouth

Jack Fritscher, Anton Szandor La Vey - 2004 - 262 pages
...and reason, body and soul, good and evil, light and dark, coming into being and fading into death. As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. — RALPH WALDO EMERSON, Self-Reliance CHAPTER 4 Straight from the Witch's Mouth PERSONAL INTERVIEWS...
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